• Ebola outbreak kills 17 in Congo: health ministry
Ebola outbreak kills 17 in Congo: health ministry

Congo's health ministry on Tuesday described the fresh outbreak as a "public health emergency with worldwide impact". Ebola was first identified in DR Congo (then Zaire) in 1976. The organization released $1 million from a Contingency Fund for Emergencies in order to help stop the spread . The WHO described the outbreak as "a public health cri...

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  • Israel's dessert in shoe for Abe draws lashing
Israel's dessert in shoe for Abe draws lashing

Yes, you read that right, a shoe. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Israel last week, and while he and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu displayed their good relations, pictures of a dessert in a shoe, which was served during the formal dinner at Netanyahu's residence, has drawn criticism on social media .

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  • Israel strikes Syria after Trump's Iran move
Israel strikes Syria after Trump's Iran move

Mr Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP that the missiles had targeted a weapons depot in Kissweh, "presumably belonging to Hizbollah and the Iranians". In a statement, the Upper Galilee Regional Council and Kiryat Shemona Municipality said that "regarding the possibility of an Iranian att...

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  • Russia's Medvedev says no plans to change personal income tax for now
Russia's Medvedev says no plans to change personal income tax for now

After swearing in for his fourth term on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin reappointed Dmitry Medvedev as the Prime Minister on Tuesday. Later, in 2003, he joined the Presidential Executive Office, becoming chief of staff there and holding this post until he was appointed First Deputy Prime Minister by President Putin in 2005.

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  • China Trade Surplus with US Grew Sharply in April
China Trade Surplus with US Grew Sharply in April

The growing trade surplus comes at a time of escalating friction between Beijing and Washington over the imbalance. China's April imports jumped 21.5%and its exports grew 12.9% against the prior year-ago period. Her comment comes days after a senior United States delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held talks with senior Chinese...

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  • Sri Lanka says in touch with Malaysia over detained boat people
Sri Lanka says in touch with Malaysia over detained boat people

He said the group included 98 men , 24 women , four boys and five girls. Another five Malaysians were nabbed for suspected involvement in the smuggling syndicate. Additionally, nine Malaysian nationals along with three Indonesians and four Sri Lankans will be investigated for people smuggling. People smugglers are marketing New Zealand as a b...

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  • Kathua rape, murder case: Supreme Court says no to CBI inquiry
Kathua rape, murder case: Supreme Court says no to CBI inquiry

The lawyer denied that yesterday's court order, shifting the trial of the case to Pathankot , was a setback for them. Welcoming the order of Supreme Court on Kathua rape-and-murder case, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on said the decision would go a long way to boost the morale of Jammu and Kashmir police.

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  • Eric Schneiderman, Accused by 4 Women, Quits as New York Attorney General
Eric Schneiderman, Accused by 4 Women, Quits as New York Attorney General

Manning Barish, an activist and writer, replied on Twitter to a message from actress Rose McGowman, who has accused Weinstein of rape, "Because you you, my sister, @rosemcgowan because of your bravery to speak truth to power and face your perpetrator, you have given so many women the strength to use their own voices".

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  • #N12BX: McCain says Trump not invited to funeral
#N12BX: McCain says Trump not invited to funeral

The pair have a less-than-friendly relationship after Trump's sarcastic remarks about McCain's Vietnam past and the dispute over Obamacare. Even the most avid Trump supporter must flinch at his comments regarding McCain , a true American hero.

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  • The ugly truth behind Donald Trump's tweet about Don Blankenship
The ugly truth behind Donald Trump's tweet about Don Blankenship

There's no mention of race. "And I'll be quite honest with you, he's been probably the rudest person in this race that I've met in Attorney General Patrick Morrisey". A super PAC linked to Democrats has been running ads in West Virginia attacking Jenkins and Morrisey for weeks. Republicans a part of the race have been pressuring the White Hou...

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  • Screen Time Review: Tully proves the power of Charlize Theron
Screen Time Review: Tully proves the power of Charlize Theron

Deco's cute and snuggly caregiver Chris Van Vliet is here with a look. "It is hard being a mom". We don't think of a movie like Tully , a small domestic dramedy, as being one in which sound design is essential. Suburban housewife Margo ( Charlize Theron ) is living in a hell we don't hear much about at the movies. Mavis and Marlo struggle in diffe...

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  • Tutankhamun's 'secret chamber' theory laid to rest
Tutankhamun's 'secret chamber' theory laid to rest

Two previous radar scans had come back inconclusive, but the third and most recent radar investigation is the most comprehensive search yet. But according to a statement from Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities, months of tests carried out by Italy's Polytechnic University in Turin, which used ground-penetrating radar (GPR), provided "conclusive evid...

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  • 'Super super serious': Elon Musk tweets about dipping into candy business
'Super super serious': Elon Musk tweets about dipping into candy business

It's ridiculous, Warren does not intend to build an actual moat . One Twitter user also urged him to "just make Westworld real" because as the user claims, nobody wants candy, electric cars or rockets but Musk swiftly shut him down. Presumably because Buffett likes to invest in companies that have large moats-not physical ones but of the busi...

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  • Iranian president seeks European Union guarantees not to scrap nuclear deal
Iranian president seeks European Union guarantees not to scrap nuclear deal

Besides, the United States should accept the effect of their decision, he said. Trump is considering withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran in the coming weeks after refusing to certify the Islamic Republic's compliance. France's top diplomat, Jean-Yves Le Drian, speaking in Berlin on Monday said that the three European countries -...

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  • Trump backs Central Intelligence Agency nominee Haspel: She's 'tough on terrorists'
Trump backs Central Intelligence Agency nominee Haspel: She's 'tough on terrorists'

John McCain (R. -Ariz.), who was tortured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, said she would need "to explain the nature and extent of her involvement in the CIA's interrogation program". Widespread pushback led several White House advisors to wonder if criticisms of her past interrogation techniques would stop all chances of Senate confirmatio...

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  • Melania Trump unveils 'Be Best' initiative to help kids
Melania Trump unveils 'Be Best' initiative to help kids

Her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham informs the method of CNN Trump will soon be a multi-pronged. The first lady wakes in her own bedroom a bit later, according to two close friends of the Trumps. At the White House, Melania and Donald Trump often don't eat dinner together, insiders told the Washington Post . And in March, Trump convened...

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  • Leave official-bungalows after exiting office: SC tells former UP CMs
Leave official-bungalows after exiting office: SC tells former UP CMs

As a result of this order besides Mr. Rajnath Singh , Mayawati , Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav , N.D. Tiwari and Kalyan Singh will have to vacate their government bungalows. Back in 20-16, the very best court had arranged the former main ministers to hand over the bungalows and'd asked the local government to bill them rent for ...

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  • Can Mueller subpoena President Trump? Why no one knows for sure
Can Mueller subpoena President Trump? Why no one knows for sure

Giuliani caused a media frenzy last week after telling Fox News' Sean Hannity that Trump repaid personal attorney Michael Cohen for the $130,000 payment Cohen made to porn star Stormy Daniels before the 2016 presidential election, supposedly for her silence regarding an alleged affair with Trump in 2006 .

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  • Man sentenced to life in prison for shooting former Rockwell employee
Man sentenced to life in prison for shooting former Rockwell employee

As he shot Kuchibhotla, Purinton yelled, " Get out of my country ". Kuchibhotla's friend, Alok Madasani, was wounded. Kuchibhotla died in a hospital. One tip was: "Do not get into argument with others at public places". If you ask people around this community, they're willing to accept people of different backgrounds.

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  • United Kingdom watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over data on U.S. citizen
United Kingdom watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to hand over data on U.S. citizen

Dissatisfied that he had been given all of the personal data held about him by the company, or an explanation of where the data had come from, Carroll complained to ICO. The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of political clients.According to Facebook, data of up to 87 million of its users was harvested by a qui...

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  • Palestinians killed in attempted infiltration from Gaza
Palestinians killed in attempted infiltration from Gaza

There was no immediate confirmation of the report from the military. "This is a cynical act that damages the well-being of the people of Gaza and the humanitarian efforts carried out by Israel and other countries", the IDF said. The short documentary, filmed inside the Gaza Strip, shows Hamas activists wearing "press jackets", casts doubt on wh...

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  • Riot police deployed as tens of thousands march against Macron reforms
Riot police deployed as tens of thousands march against Macron reforms

The dramatic claim by Mr Gomès, who is a former president of the New Caledonia government, came as French president Emmanuel Macron paid his first visit to the island, where tensions are running high over the November vote. Authorities are pledging to avoid a repeat of violence and damage that scarred May Day protests in Paris earlier this week...

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  • Afghan official says 12 killed in mosque bombing
Afghan official says 12 killed in mosque bombing

Nemati was quoted as saying that Afghan authorities spoke with Taliban via local people and the terror group said it had abducted the staff members in error, believing they were government employees. Neither had an exact figure for casualties. Waheed Majrooh, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health, told Al Jazeera more than 30 ...

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  • BSP Decides To Hold Village Meetings To Expose BJP's
BSP Decides To Hold Village Meetings To Expose BJP's "Anti-Dalit Face"

The Congress attacked the ruling BJP today over a report that Dalits in a Madhya Pradesh district will have to inform the police in advance if there is a marriage in their family, saying that they are being treated as "second-class citizens" in the country in the current dispensation.

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  • New Jersey superintendent caught defecating on rival school's football field
New Jersey superintendent caught defecating on rival school's football field

Kenilworth Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini asked for and was granted a paid leave of absence, the district said Wednesday. Police set the trap that resulted in Tramaglini's arrest after high school staffers and coaches complained to their on-site resource officer that somebody was befouling their track and field.

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  • Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals
Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals

The Mumbai Indians lifted from the floor of the VIVO IPL 2018 standings after they defeated Kings XI Punjab by six wickets at the Holkar Cricket Stadium last night. Axar came for the 8th over , Samson hit a boundary on the first ball, 5 singles came after that. Rajasthan didn't start well with the bat as they lost D'Arcy Short in the ver...

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  • US slams China over bid to police websites
US slams China over bid to police websites

Spokesperson Geng Shuang noted that no matter what the USA side says, it will not change the fact that there is only one China and that Hong Kong , Macau and Taiwan are inalienable parts of China. But ties between China and the United States have become increasingly strained over Mr. Trumps complaints that trade and investment flows and rules ...

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  • DHS Ends Temporary Protected Status For 50000 Hondurans
DHS Ends Temporary Protected Status For 50000 Hondurans

Following a hurricane in 1999, the USA government granted about 57,000 Hondurans " temporary protected status ", preventing the government from deporting them. But of all these countries, Honduras is perhaps the most volatile. More than half of the population lives below the national poverty line, according to the World Bank .

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  • Man Dies Following Shooting at Nashville Shopping Mall
Man Dies Following Shooting at Nashville Shopping Mall

Reports initally suggested four had been shot, although a figure of one has since been established by police. Chapple, a shift chief on the restaurant, says staff ran exterior by way of a rear exit. The city's fire department said they arrived at the mall and an adult male was in critical condition and transported to the hospital. The identity o...

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  • PM Theresa May defies expectations in England local elections
PM Theresa May defies expectations in England local elections

After declarations from all but one of the 150 authorities holding elections, Labour had gained 59 seats but lost control of one council overall. There have been mixed results for Britain's main political parties following the local council elections.

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